Archive for September, 2011

by / on September 25, 2011 at 10:03 PM / in My Travels, Out Of The Box

Universal Studios Japan: A Hollywood Experience!

Of the few amusement parks in Japan that are both worth going to and taking along friends, I can say readily that Universal Studios Japan is one of them. Located on the man-made archipelago of Sakura-jima in Osaka-fu,Universal Studios Japan is a massive park themed around various Universal Studios characters and movies – Snoopy, Spiderman, Jaws, Jurassic Park, etc. Easily reachable […]

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by / on September 24, 2011 at 11:02 PM / in Mie-ken, My Travels

Adventure World: A Family Affair!

Adventure World in Shirahama: In Japan there are varied amusement parks for weary families of Golden Week or weekend travels; Universal Studios Japan (affectionately known as USJ) or Tokyo Disney Land are a few more notable. But in the boondocks of all amusement parks, in a hilly, green-infested town spilling out from the highway, you can find Adventure World.  Adventure […]

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